Dr. Albert Guckes: A Dentist With a Big Heart

Back in the 1980s, a prosthodontist named Dr. Albert D. Guckes became interested in the ectodermal dysplasias. He speculated that dental implants might be a viable treatment for affected adults who were missing teeth. His landmark study would impact generations to come with what they learned. We not only thank Dr. Guckes for this study but for what he did for the next three decades to help our families.

Expanding Our Skin, ENT and Eye Expertise

We simply could not put a price tag on the value the volunteer doctors add to our Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) and our organization. We rely on their talents to lead our research program, present educational workshops at Family Conferences, write educational materials and talk with families one-on-one. They bring incredible expertise to our mission. We are honored to have added three new physicians to the SAC.

A Tribute to our Scientific Advisory Council

Every once in a while it is important to sit back and reflect on how blessed we are to have such wonderful professional commitment to our organization and the families we serve.  The Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) and Patient Care Council (PCC) are two examples of professional dedication to the NFED.  The PCC focus is…